Chicago - Eyewitness Travel Guide by Lorraine Johnson and John Ryan

By Lorraine Johnson and John Ryan

The DK Eyewitness Chicago shuttle advisor will lead you thru the simplest points of interest the town has to provide, together with totally illustrated insurance of all of the significant points of interest from Lincoln Park Zoo to the artwork Institute of Chicago. The advisor offers the entire insider guidance each customer wishes, even if youre purchasing in Michigan road, having fun with the rides on the army Pier funfair or being surprised by means of perspectives from the Sears Tower. Youll locate entire listings of the simplest inns, eating places, retailers and nightlife in all parts of the town, for all budgets. Plus, 3D cutaways and floorplans of all of the must-see websites and highway maps to steer you thru the town, with trustworthy details on getting round. DK Eyewitness Chicago explores the tradition, historical past, flora and fauna and structure of Chicago, no longer forgetting its notably varied outlying components. With all of the websites, outlets, excursions and points of interest indexed zone by way of region, this DK Eyewitness trip advisor is your crucial significant other to Chicago.

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5-mile (43-km) course. Oktoberfest (mid-Oct), Weed St from Dayton St to Halsted Ave. Celebrates German culture with food and beer gardens. Pumpkin Plaza (mid- to late Oct), Daley Plaza. An outdoor haunted village kids will love. NOVEMBER Holiday Windows at Macy’s (Nov–Dec). Animated Christmas displays in the windows of the State Street store (pp50–51) are a Chicago tradition. Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light (mid-Nov–Jan), Museum of Science and Industry (pp106–109). Chicago’s ethnic groups decorate trees in an “enchanted” forest and share holiday traditions.

1 basketball player winning a Nobel Peace hero of sorts. When he was Prize for her work. In 1889, she cofounded killed by the FBI WRITERS Hull-House (see p116). outside Lincoln Park’s Biograph Suffragist Frances Chicago’s most famous Theatre in 1934, Willard (1839–98) helped literary figure is Ernest found the WCTU, the onlookers Hemingway (1899–1960), who first international dipped handgrew up in Oak Park (see kerchiefs in his women’s organiA bank robber as folk pp114–15). He rejected the blood for morzation (see Willard hero, John Dillinger conservative mindset of this House, p130).

The second floor is devoted mostly to European works from the 15th to 20th centuries. A R T I N S T I T U T E O F C H I C A G O The Child’s Bath (1891–2) American artist Mary Cassatt employed a raised vantage point and cropped figures in her work – artistic devices uncommon at the time. This painting is influenced by the realistic style prominent in Japanese prints. 0 VISITORS’ CHECKLIST 111 S Michigan Ave. Map 4 D2. Tel (312) 443-3600. Q Adams. @ 3, 4, 6, 7, 126, 145, 147. £ Van Buren St. # 10:30am– 5pm Mon–Wed; 10:30am–9pm Thu–Fri; 10am–5pm Sat, Sun.

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